Dawkins And The ‘Census Christians’

It was with great glee that Richard Dawkins recently revealed the results of a survey he had commissioned into ‘Census Christians’, but in doing so he opened a window of opportunity to publicly discuss faith and what it means to be Christian.

The focus of Dawkins’ research were ‘Census Christians’ – those who self-identify on the census and other polls as Christians, even though they may not attend church, read the Bible, pray or engage in any other ‘Christian’ activity from one year to the next. He wanted to find proof that ‘Christian’ was just a label people chose more out of habit than because of any genuine faith, and the evidence was there for the picking…

 

Read more at Thinktheology.co.uk or a shortened version on GodCulture.

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